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Homemade Plain Yogurt

Posted by admin - September 9, 2015 - Uncategorized

By now everyone is familiar with the top health benefits of yogurt.  Eating yogurt daily helps maintain robust gut bacteria which supports a strong immune system (70% of the immune system is in the gut).  Yogurt is a rich source of protein, calcium and live cultures. Studies have shown when probiotics are consumed they can reduce the […]

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Watermelon Mint Slush with Blueberries

Posted by admin - June 28, 2015 - Uncategorized

Summer is a time to relax, slow down and enjoy fabulously hydrating summer fruit.A particular favorite is a watermelon mint slush with blueberries.  Some people are unaware of the powerful medicinal value of watermelon. It contains thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B-6, folate, pantothenic acid, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, copper, manganese, selenium, choline, lycopene and betaine for digestion. According to the National […]

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Vegetarian Lentil Soup

Posted by admin - May 18, 2015 - Uncategorized

Everyone should have lentils in their cupboard.  They are one of the easiest foods to prepare and chalked full of minerals, b vitamins, protein and fiber!  One cup provides over 15 grams of fiber and less than 250 calories.  Lentils contain both soluble fiber good for lowering blood sugar and cholesterol as well as insoluble […]

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Confetti Broccoli Salad

Posted by admin - March 18, 2015 - Uncategorized

It is so simple to benefit from the amazing medicinal properties in foods. Broccoli contains a unique combo of phytonutrients giving it super detoxification properties. These chemicals are able to support all steps in body’s detox process, including activation, neutralization, and elimination of unwanted contaminants. Isothiocyanates (ITCs) are the detox-regulating molecules made from broccoli’s glucosinolates, and they […]

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Roasted Brussel Sprouts and Garlic

Posted by admin - March 13, 2015 - Uncategorized

Getting the methylated forms of B vitamins Folic acid, B 6, B 12, and betaine to name a few helps protect genes, promote healthy memory and detoxification of environmental toxins. Vitamin B12 and methyl folate can help with depression and memory loss; Vitamin B6 creates emotional stability, decreases PMS symptoms, and additionally boosts immunity; Folate […]

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